• Subsidies give Kansas the highest effective tax rates on mature businesses

    Subsidies give Kansas the highest effective tax rates on mature businesses0

    Some state and local officials believe that subsidies – taxpayer handouts to a few, select businesses – are the way to grow an economy, but most people know that picking winners is, by default, also picking losers.  A new study from the Tax Foundation makes that crystal clear. “Tax burdens in Kansas are slightly below

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  • MoneyWise: Kansas 3rd worst state for taxing retirees

    MoneyWise: Kansas 3rd worst state for taxing retirees0

    According to the personal finance website MoneyWise ranking, Kansas ranks as the 3rd worst state for taxing retirees, with property tax, sales tax, and income tax on private retirement income cited as being unattractive. Only Connecticut and Nebraska performed worse than Kansas. According to MoneyWise, Kansas does not tax social security income for those with

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